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Research and Health Services

Gentleman Utilizing Health ServicesElwyn offers a full range of assessment, therapeutic, and health services to the individuals we serve, those served by other agencies and the general public.  Many services are offered on our campus near Media, Pa., while others are offered at community sites in Philadelphia, Delaware and Chester Counties in Pennsylvania.  We also offer the latest information in the practical implications of genetic disorders in people with disabilities, as well as the study of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  

Service Line Overview

Elwyn’s Research and Health Services include:

Executive Director

Elliott W. Simon, Ph.D., Executive Director, Research and Health Services

As Elwyn’s Executive Director of Research and Health Services, Dr. Simon is responsible for Genetic, Nursing, Pharmacy, Recreational, Physical Rehabilitation, Audiology and Medical  Services.  Dr.  Simon is a licensed psychologist who has worked for close to 30 years as a clinician, researcher and administrator in the field of intellectual disabilities. A graduate of Emory University with a doctorate in Psychology, Dr. Simon did his postdoctoral work at The Pennsylvania State University in the College of Human Development. Clinically, Dr. Simon specializes in individuals with intellectual disabilities and co-occurring behavioral health disorders. As an administrator at Elwyn he has served in a variety of capacities that include overseeing residential and clinical programs for people with intellectual disabilities. His research interests include developmental disabilities and psychiatric disorders, particularly behavioral and cognitive profiles of genetic syndromes and the history of intellectual disabilities. Dr. Simon has published numerous papers on many different syndromes including Isodicentric15 syndrome, Down Syndrome, Fragile X and Smith-Magenis Syndrome. He has been a speaker at both regional and national conferences that include the American Association for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, American Psychological Association and the National Association for the Dually Diagnosed.

Research and Health Programs